Impacts of invasive alien species at EU level
- Threatened reptiles (almost 35 % of species) and butterflies (more than 25 % of species) are the threatened groups most impacted by invasive alien species.
- Invasive alien species impact exclusively on threatened species in the marine mammals and the dragonflies.
- Concerning amphibians, non-threatened species (approximately 45 %) are impacted by invasive alien species proportionately more than threatened species.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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